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Medicine (58 Books)


The category of medicine contans any works on the applied science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. It encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness in human beings.

 
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Minimally Invasive Procedures for Facial Rejuvenation

By: Dr. Dr. Giuseppe Curinga, Editor; Antonio Rusciani, Editor

The requests of procedures aimed to improve the “look” are significantly getting increased recently. This eBook includes a whole range of technologies, drugs, substances, procedures have been studied, selected, well improved and subjected to continuous development in order to treat facial skin imperfections.

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Tuberculosis in the Era of Globalization

By: Khalid Al-Anzai

Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by members of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tuberculosis) complex, which include: M. tuberculosis, M. bovis, M. bovis BCG, M. africanum, M. microti, M. canetti, M. pinipedii, M. caprae and M. mungi [1]. Other Tuberculosise that may infect humans include: M. leprae, M. avium, M. intracellulare and M. scrofulaceum. M. tuberculosis is an aerobic, non-spore-forming, non-motile bacillus. It belongs to the family Tuberculosisceae [2]. M. tuberc...

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Advances in the Treatment of Noninfectious Uveitis with Biologics ...

By: Marina Mesquida

Non-infectious uveitis comprehends a heterogeneous group of intraocular inflammatory diseases that arise without a known infectious trigger. This complex group of disorders is often associated with immunological responses to retinal proteins, as experimental models of autoimmune uveoretinitis have shown. Herein we are going to discuss the biology of ocular immune privilege and the immunologic mechanisms that sustain non-infectious uveitis pathophysiology.

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Advances in Protein Chemistry

By: Dr. Chulam Ashraf

The free radical-mediated damage to proteins results in the modification of amino acid residues, cross-linking of side chains and fragmentation. L-tyrosine and protein bound tyrosine are prone to attack by various mediators and reactive nitrogen intermediates to form 3-nitrotyrosine (3-NT). 3-NT formation is also catalyzed by a class of peroxidases utilizing nitrite and hydrogen peroxide as substrates. Evidence supports the formation of 3-NT in vivo in diverse patholo...

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Polysystemic Approach to School, Sport and Environment

By: Mikhail Karganov

One of the basic research objectives of the present monograph is to update multidisciplinary specialists on contemporary instrumental and analytical means and methods of automatic polysystemic sanogenetic monitoring. The unique advantage of this monitoring lies in not only information capacity of dynamic criteria registered, but also its ability to automate measurement and indication procedures and to ensure simultaneous operation and development of technical facili...

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Pediatric Lower Repiratory Infections

By: Alessandra Scaparrotta

This book is Open Access distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license, which allows users to download, copy and build upon published articles even for commercial purposes, as long as the author and publisher are properly credited, which ensures maximum dissemination and a wider impact of our publications. However, users who aim to disseminate and distribute copies of this book as a whole must not seek monetary compensation for such service (excluded OMI...

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Notes on Medical Virology ; What YOU Really Need to Know

By: Ph.D. Eman Aldigs

Medical virology is always an interest to all healthcare disciplines, undergraduate and postgraduate students. These “Notes on Medical virology”, includes “what you really need to know”. The book comes in a new format, which places cases, keywords, facts and other considerations in colored tables and boxes only. As a result, extra spaces have been provided so that without expanding the length of the book the readers can enjoy a personal and practical learning experience.

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Martial Arts for Health : Translating Reserach into Practice

By: Shirley S.M. Fong

Martial arts were developed for use on the battlefield in ancient times, and even in the modern world many people learn such skills for self-defense [1]. Despite their combative nature, training in marital arts is safe compared with many other contact sports. The use of protective equipment such as mouth guards and headgear is mandatory during sparring, and practitioners must follow strict competition rules in many types of martial arts [2]. In addition, some types of...

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Laboratory Manual and Review on Clinical Pathology

By: Dr. Jealu Kemal

Clinical pathology is a subspecialty of pathology that deals with the use of laboratory methods (clinical chemistry, microbiology, hematology and emerging subspecialties such as molecular diagnostics) for the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Hematology studies the blood and blood-forming tissues to evaluate presence of disease and assist in therapeutic interventions as clinically indicated. Clinical chemistry (also known as chemical pathology and clinical biochemis...

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Internal Armed Conflict ; International Legal Framework Concerning...

By: Shabina Arfat

This book, ‘INTERNAL ARMED CONFLICT: International Legal Framework Concerning Women and Children’, seeks to assess the application of customs and laws governing the internal armed conflict. This handbook presents an overview of various international instruments for the protection of women and children. By preventing the transcending of conflicts into brutality and savagery, the law of armed conflict aids the restoration of peace and the resumption of friendly relati...

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Infectious Comorbidities Encountered in Obstetrics and Neonatology

By: Bassam Husam Rimawi

The practice of medicine is constantly growing and accelerating, with advances in technology, treatment regimens and diagnostic tools. The added knowledge of infectious diseases to any speciality of medicine truly enhances the curriculum of that fi eld. Uniquely, the knowledge of infectious disease in obstetrics and neonatology goes one step further, as more than one life is being cared for with every action and recommendation a clinician makes. This book highlights...

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Hepatitus C Virus: Molecular Pathways and Treatments

By: Oumamima Stambouli

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) was found as the causative agent of the Non-A, Non-B Hepatitis (NANBH) in 1989. HCV is an enveloped RNA virus that could be classified into six genotypes. The major host cell supporting HCV replication is the human hepatocyte. HCV is primarily transmitted by exposure to contaminated blood. HCV exists in host blood as quasispecies, a population of dynamic strains closely related to each other. Hepatitis C patients may have decreased appetite, abdom...

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Enzymes in Agricultural Sciences

By: Liliana Gianfreda; Maria A Rao

In agricultural soils the presence of enzymes assures a correct, integrated and regulated course of processes at soil-plant-environment interfaces that lead to the growth and production of crops for human and animal feed. The knowledge of their main properties and functions is a need for all scientists involved in this research field.

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A Small Step to Reduce the Giant Cost of Columns

By: Raja Rizwan Hussin; Abdullah Al Mamun

This eBook is an Open Access distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license, which allows users to download, copy and build upon published articles even for commercial purposes, as long as the author and publisher are properly credited, which ensures maximum dissemination and a wider impact of our publications. However, users who aim to disseminate and distribute copies of this book as a whole must not seek monetary compensation for such service (excluded...

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Bedside Critical Care Guide

By: Ramzy H Rimawi

Each chapter in this eBook is meant to provide pertinent clinical, diagnostic, and management strategies when caring for critically ill patients. The chapters are relatively brief, clinically relevant and evidence-based according to currently accepted literature. References are provided for readers wanting to explore subjects in greater detail. I have edited and revised the content and style of each chapter so as to unify the voice of the entire text.

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Advances in Neurotherapeutic Delivery Technologies

By: Vinees Pillay and Yahya E Choonara

This eBook describes the forward-thinking approach, applying nanotechnology to achieve neuropharmaceutical innovations and aptly discusses the latest research and development trends in innovating Neurotherapeutic Delivery Technologies by leading research groups. The eBook lays down the foundation for breaking barriers in neuro-nanopharmaceutics and the unnerving thought of “Matter over Mind”. The era has arrived where we could well see pharmaceutical products that are tr...

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On Diet and a Healthy Life by Dr. Johannes Liu

By: Dr. Johannes Liu

Methods of dealing with diet, health, pain, overweight, fatigue, etc., based on the methodology of Chinese traditional herbal medicine.

"Most of us do not understand the causes of pain, which are complex. The Chinese herbalists can explain the causes." "Obesity is a new word. Obesity is more than overweight alone. It relates to sugar imbalance and is a warning of other undetected diseases. Obesity is a measure of the malfunction and imbalance of internal organs."

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10 Best Self-Care Techniques

By: Aaron Alexander

Aaron Alexander is a world class movement coach and manual therapist. He regularly works with Olympic and professional athletes to achieve optimal performance and resolve pain problems. You can receive amazing FREE info on AlignTherapy.com

“A reasonable man adapts himself to the world. An unreasonable man persists on trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” -George Bernard Shaw, Maxims For Revolution

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How To Build A Perfect Butt

By: Aaron Alexander

How to strengthen and shape your most valuable "asset" with the "10 Best Exercises" for your butt! Whether you want to lose fat or gain muscle this instructional guide will get you results fast.

One of the most sought after human traits in our modern society is, of course, the booty. We can’t go a day without hearing some form of homage to the holy backside in mainstream media. Why do we have this instinctual attraction to the booty?

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Operation Theater Techniques : Obstetrics & Gynecology

By: Dr. Shashank Vyankatesh Parulekar

The book is meant for resident doctors who are starting their training. Obstetrics & Gynecology is a subject that involves a lot of operative procedures. Just knowledge of which instruments to use and which steps to perform is not enough to perform an operation successfully. A lot depends on manual dexterity. A basic knowledge of the technique of holding different instruments correctly and passing sutures, ligatures, and tying knots is essential for performance of all ty...

For resident doctors who are starting their training in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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